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Murugan Idli Shop

No 196, Near Pothys & Jos Alukas, West Masi Street, Madurai 625001, India
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“idlis” (145 reviews)
“onion uttapam” (9 reviews)
“ghee roast” (10 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
No 196, Near Pothys & Jos Alukas, West Masi Street, Madurai 625001, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very simple south Indian breakfast served on banana leaves. Fresh idlis, vadas and pongal. Don’t miss the sweet pongal and filter coffee! A great experience. Locals eat here.

Thank Amit G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I try mini idly and uthampam very taste and idly with cherry I very nice serve with fresh banana leaf good

Thank Mohamed F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Delicious idli they serve, different from other restaurants. Just try it out. In Madurai we have lot of options, but try this.

Thank Baburajnair
Reviewed 1 week ago

Murugan Idli Shop in Madurai, opposite to Pothys is phenomenally great... Theidlis lierally MELT IN YOUR MOUTH!!!! Never had such fantastic idlis in my life... the accompaniments like 4 types of chitney, podi and oil are heavenly. The dosas are also mouthwatering delicious... Lunch is...More

Thank kkesavan1978
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They are famous all over Madurai. Malli poo idlis can be tasted here. The batter is so fluffy, that idlis come soft and when dipped in sambhar and variety chutneys they melt in your mouth leaving the taste to linger for long. They are served...More

Thank Radnara
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this shop after our visit to Amman temple. Very small shop, however the food served was very good. The idlis served were the best we ever had in our life. The shop looks small, but this should definitely be on your list, if...More

Thank Devendra G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An altogether great place to have Idlis and dosas when in Madurai. The accompanying chutneys , podis and sambar are beyond words. One will definitely come back for a repeat visit just for the taste. Do not forget to have the local favourite, Jigarthanda Just...More

Thank murthir
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My lovely wife and I visited this restaurant for dinner one evening. It's nowhere fancy but the idli and dosa are very good. Their chutneys are even better and made the perfect accompaniment to our meal. We also tried their jigarthanda - a local drink...More

Thank eddymaya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our visit to Madurai we had shortlisted Murugan Idli with all the great reviews. There is no disappointment here. Me, my wife and my cousin ordered the Regular Idlis, Ghee Podi Idlis, Plain Dosa and a Ghee Podi Dosa. The Idlis were light as...More

Thank veneetk2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a quite hotel with well behaved servers and fantastic food. Especially idly is damn tasty......

Thank Soorya k
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Questions & Answers
Uma J
17 January 2017|
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Response from Medagam P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Idli are available anytime.🙂
22 March 2016|
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Response from jeebee2015 | Reviewed this property |
No home delivery.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 196, Near Pothys & Jos Alukas, West Masi Street, Madurai 625001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Madurai District  >  Madurai
  • Phone Number: 2341379
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